Anyone familiar with the Pacific Northwest can appreciate the region’s unique challenges, including high precipitation. Moreover, rapid growth over the last two decades has forced The City of Hillsboro, Oregon to expand its wastewater infrastructure, a challenge compounded by the Pacific Northwest’s heavy rainfall. They’ve been at the forefront of a population boom and know […]

  • December 18, 2019

Click Here for your FREE Poster!  Prioritizing safety is vital in any construction and maintenance setting, even more so when the work requires entry into confined spaces. According to the U.S.Department of Labor Statistics, an average of 50 people die every year during confined space entry, while hundreds more are seriously injured. Many of these […]

MacQueen Equipment and Oshkosh Airport Products partnered to host the first-ever Oshkosh Training Summit in Wisconsin. This summit addressed the unique snow-removal and maintenance challenges facing airports—large and small—in the upper Midwest.   Mechanics, managers and operators from 14 different airports in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin gathered in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in this October to shape the future of […]

  Proper winterization of your HXX Hydro Excavator is essential to prevent damage that can be caused by frozen water.   Here are a few additional tips to help you avoid ice damage:  Verify that water flows when valves or plugs are opened. Ensure that ice has not plugged drain lines, valves or drain plugs.  […]

  • November 8, 2019

Friends don’t let friends jet blind. The cost of not having a visual inside the sewers you’re jetting can be costly. Risking having to come back to clean lines adds unnecessary costs in terms of dollars, personnel hours, gallons of water, and liability. Being able to immediately assess whether the line requires another round of […]

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ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA (MacQueen Emergency) – MacQueen Group has acquired Temco Machinery Inc./Global Emergency Products. MacQueen Group is now the exclusive Pierce and Oshkosh Airport Products dealer of Illinois and Indiana. With this acquisition, MacQueen Emergency became one of the largest Pierce dealers in the U.S., covering a seven-state territory: Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, […]

  • October 22, 2019

   

ST. PAUL, Minnesota –MacQueen Equipment celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the long-running Bill Garber Triathlon by raising $25,000—the most money ever raised by a single triathlon—for the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund. This year, the event returned to its home state of Minnesota. This unofficial annual “triathlon” brings together leadership from Elgin and Vactor sister dealerships […]

So you want to dig through downtown Minneapolis?   In 2019, joint venture Lunda/C.S. McCrossan broke ground on the new METRO Green Line extension—the Southwest Light Rail. This project includes 14.5 miles of new light rail tracks, bridges, tunnels and stations—all routed directly through five major metropolitan areas (Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie). The $2 billion plan will be the largest construction project in Minnesota’s history, wrapping up in 2023. For information about the TRUVAC® HXX® and the other units MacQueen Equipment offers, […]

We love seeing our customers share their success stories with others! Over the past 6 years, Ellingson Companies in southeastern Minnesota purchased several Envirosight RovverX systems. Recently, they shared with Cleaner Magazine how the products have enhanced their work and remained durable it less than ideal conditions. Stories like This are a great reminder of […]